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Recent and upcoming presentations from the SPRINT team

SPRINT are planning a workshop on Intonation Transcription and Modelling in Research and Speech Technology Applications for the upcoming Interspeech 2021. Click on the following link for details: https://www.interspeech2021.org/tutorials

SPRINT will organize together with the CLS Speech Production and Comprehension Group the upcoming PaPE conference, PaPE 2023, in June 2023 in Nijmegen.

Recruitment: Katherine Marcoux has now joined SPRINT as our new lab manager. Welcome Katherine!

SPRINT NEWS, October 2020: The SPRINT team is now based at Radboud University.

SPRINT NEWS, July 2020: SPRINT is in the process of moving to Radboud University where Amalia is now based.

SPRINT NEWS, June 2020: SPRINT now has its own OSF and RG pages. Check them out and follow us: OSF, RG.

Cong has won the Summer Vacation Research Prize 2020, a competition held by the University of Kent. She will receive funding for her project titled 'Where does the beat fall? Speech-beat alignment in singing'. Congratulations Cong!

SPRINT are planning a workshop on Intonation Transcription and Modelling in Research and Speech Technology Applications for the upcoming Interspeech 2021. Click on the following link for details: https://www.interspeech2021.org/tutorials

SPRINT will organize together with the CLS Speech Production and Comprehension Group the upcoming PaPE conference, PaPE 2023, in June 2023 in Nijmegen.

PREVIOUS TALKS

 

SPRINT gave a talk titled "H* and LH* in English and Greek" at the Phonetics and Phonology in Europe 2021 on June 21, 2021 at 16:20. https://pape2021.upf.edu/program-2/

Amalia was also a co-organizer of a PaPE satellite event titled Forms and representations in phonology: in honour of Bob Ladd. Click here for the workshop site with links to talks. See also https://pape2021.upf.edu/session/phonology/

Amalia gave a workshop on The phonetics and phonology of intonation, Part I (April 7, 2021) and Part II (April 14, 2021) for the Research Seminars organized by the Department of Linguistics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. 

Amalia gave a talk in the the Cambridge Linguistics Forum on March 18, 2021 titled "On the phonetics and phonology of H* and L+H* pitch accents".

Amalia gave a talk in the Abralin Ao Vivo series, titled "On The Phonetics and Phonology of H* and L+H* in English and Greek" on February 27, 2021. https://aovivo.abralin.org/lives/amalia-arvaniti/

Katie presented a talk at the Institut für Linguistik, University of Cologne on 21 January 2020, based on findings from her PhD researcher. The talk is titled "Aspects of prosody in Djambarrpuyŋu" and focuses on Katie's analysis of Djambarrpuyŋu intonation.

Amalia gave a workshop on intonation, titled "Intonation Research and the Autosegmental-Metrical Model of intonational Phonology" for PPDK2020 (Phonetics and Phonology in Denmark), 1 December 2020 https://soundsoflanguageandspeech.wordpress.com/ppdk-2020/. You can find the slides here.

SPRINT members presented a poster at the special session "Remote Testing for Auditory and Speech Research" of the 179th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America.  

Abstract title: Speech data collection at a distance: Comparing the reliability of acoustic cues across homemade recordings
Date & Session time: 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM EST, December 10, 2020
Session title: 4aPPc, Remote Testing for Auditory and Speech Research II (Poster Session)
Abstract code: 4aPPc8

Cong presented a pre-recorded video lecture at the 179th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (with undergraduate research intern Charlotte Slocombe).

Abstract title: Where does the beat fall? Speech-beat alignment in Mandarin and English singing
Date & Session time: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, December 10, 2020
Session title: 4aMUa. General Topics in Musical Acoustics IV
Abstract code: 4aMUa2

Stella Gryllia gave a conference presentation at 24th ISTAL on "Meaning compositionality in intonation" (with Amalia Arvaniti and Mary Baltazani).

http://www.new.enl.auth.gr/istal24/ 

Amalia gave an invited talk, titled "The phonetics and phonology of intonation in the light of cross-linguistic evidence" at the GLOW Workshop on "Prosody in Speech Signal, Perception, and Gestures" organized by Marzena Zygis and Stefanie Jannedy (ZAS Berlin)

https://glowlinguistics.org/43/  Available at https://osf.io/meetings/glow43hu/

Conference presentation at Speech Prosody 2020 on "Linguistic experience and rhythm perception"; Amalia Arvaniti (with Sumio Kobayashi as first author) https://sp2020.jpn.org/ AVAILABLE IN THE CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Conference presentation at Speech Prosody 2020 on "The contribution of pitch accents and boundary tones to intonation meaning"; Amalia Arvaniti (with Stella Gryllia and Mary Baltazani) https://sp2020.jpn.org/ AVAILABLE ONLINE

Conference presentation at Speech Prosody 2020 on "Segment duration and proportion in Mandarin singing"; Cong Zhang (with Xinrong Wang) https://sp2020.jpn.org/ AVAILABLE ONLINE

Amalia Arvaniti gave a talk at the General Linguistics Seminar, Oxford on 10th February 2020, titled "Intonational phonology in the light of crosslinguistic evidence of variability"

https://www.ling-phil.ox.ac.uk/files/gls-ht2020-seminar-series-programme.pdf

Amalia in Oxford (photo credit Cong Zhang)